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Ficus carica 'Chicago Hardy' - Common Fig - Moraceae (The Fig Family)
Ficus carica 'Chicago Hardy' - Common Fig - Ficus 'Chicago Hardy' is one of the most cold hardy figs with brown, medium-sized fruit in summer with a rich, sweet flavour.
Ficus carica 'Chicago Hardy' - Ficus 'Chicago Hardy' is one of the most cold hardy figs with brown, medium-sized fruit in summer with a rich, sweet flavour.


 
11cm/15cm
Price: $21.99
Zone Hardiness: 6-8
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Height: 6-10'
Width: 5-8'
Flower Colour: White/Cream

Stock Status: Available This Year
Availability: Most plants are ready to ship from May and June onwards.
Product Code: 8187
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Description Fine Print
 
Ficus carica 'Chicago Hardy' is one of the most cold hardy figs available with a valuable early fruiting season compared with other cultivars. It produces brown, medium-sized fruit in summer with a rich, sweet flavour. It also has the unique ability to produce some fruit even when stems have been killed to the ground, though the greatest production will be from plants with over-wintered wood. A good container candidate. Also known as 'Bensonhurst Purple', this cultivar is originally from Sicily.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant, Dry
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green
  • Deer Resistant: Unknown
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat:
  • Geographical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia, Europe and Africa - North Africa
  • BC Native: No

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